The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series for Fall 2015 will kick off at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in HSC North room 1905. Marice Ashe, J.D., M.P.H., will present "Legal and Policy Tools to Address Chronic Diseases (and we don’t mean ACA)."

Ashe is the CEO and founder of ChangeLab Solutions, a nonprofit based in Oakland, Calif. The organization has launched numerous initiatives to improve and sustain communities through the use of law and policy.

The series is free and open to the public. The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series is sponsored by the Office of Public Health Practice and Workforce Development within the WVU School of Public Health. The office is a Local Performance Site of the Region III Public Health Training Center funded by HRSA.

To attend the presentation online, register at After registering, users will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.